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Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements. Which Do You Need to Work On?

Esther is a well-liked manager of a small team. Kind and respectful, she is sensitive to the needs of others. She is a problem solver; she tends to see setbacks as opportunities. She’s always engaged and is a source of calm to her colleagues. Her manager feels lucky to have such an easy direct …

The most controversial part of 'Rogue One' has finally been explained

As "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" continues to dominate the box office, more and more people are getting in on the conversation about one of the movie's characters.<p>Grand Moff Tarkin, the commander of the Death Star and one of the prominent villains in 1977's "Star Wars: A New Hope," is brought back …

I Have Problems With Rogue One

The reviews for <i>Rogue One</i> are in, and they’re near-universally positive—including our own. Less the broad caper of <i>The Force Awakens</i> and more a …

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Yes, That ROGUE ONE Scene Did Take Place on You-Know-Which Planet

So I imagine some of you out there saw a little movie this past weekend name of <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i>. If you didn’t, then fair warning: there …

Why 'Rogue One' Is a Model for How to Make a Great Prequel

After the runaway success of <i>Raiders of the Lost Ark,</i> producer George Lucas set to work on a storyline for the sequel. The problem was, he didn't want …

The Week in Star Wars - Rogue One reviews, Mark Hamill shares his thoughts, Episode VIII trailer and more

<i>Your weekend edition of The Week in Star Wars is – predictably – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story heavy as we’ve got reviews, clips, TV spots and</i> …

The 5 Biggest Problems With 'Star Wars: Rogue One'

<i>Star Wars: Rogue One</i> has released to largely positive reviews and a fairly healthy buzz, if not quite the thundering elation and rock solid critical reception of last year’s <i>The Force Awakens.</i><p>I saw the film on Friday afternoon, and came away feeling mostly happy about it. The movie was …

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25 ‘Rogue One’ Rumors That Turned Out to Be False

<i>The following post contains SPOILERS — both real and fake ones that were shared online — for Rogue One.</i><p>The subtitle for <i>Rogue One</i>, at least in the …

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Three Classic Books Every Man Should Reread

<b>To celebrate The Art of the Everyday, our new capsule collection with COS, we at MR PORTER decided to muse upon a few simple quotidian habits that</b> …

9 Must-Try Fancy Chocolate Treats of All time

While eating chocolates has its own share of benefits, the wrong kind might terrify you for the rest of your life. With that being said, what is the right kind of chocolate? Now we can't really expect any magical Wilky Wonka Bars around us, but what we can really do is treat ourselves with the best …

Chefs give their 13 rules for making a great sandwich

We kicked off National Sandwich Month on August 1 by unveiling our ultimate list of Denver's 31 must-try sandwiches. And while we've been busy celebrating (aka stuffing our faces) ever since, in between bites, we caught up with local chefs to talk sandwiches. What makes a good one? Why is the bread …

Pokemon Go maps will show you where to catch the rarest species

Pokemon Go is well on its way to becoming a global cultural phenomenon. The competitive aspects of the game have users aggressively seeking out the best and the brightest Pokemon combatants to join their team. As a result, a lot of research is going into identifying where exactly these rare breeds …

Pokemon Go: Gyms, candy, pokeballs and everything else you need to know

The complete beginner's guide to Nintendo's wildly popular new game.<p>The phenomenon known as Pokemon has made its way onto iOS and Android, but this time, it's different.<p><b>What is Pokemon Go?</b><p>Pokemon Go is nothing like the Game Boy game you remember -- it's a free mobile game that lets you see tiny …

There may be something more important to your kids' success than how much money you have or where you live

If you want your kids to earn big salaries as adults, what should you buy them now? Piano lessons? Coding camp? Mandarin class?<p>None of the above. A new study shows the secret to your child's future success could be far simpler — and more affordable — than any of those options.<p>Instead, you should …

Even Apple is acknowledging that the “iPads in education” fad is coming to an end

“A disaster.”<p>“Largely gaming devices.”<p>“Students use them as toys. Word processing is near to impossible.”<p>“WE NEED LAPTOPS!!!”<p>These were the findings from a survey of high school students and teachers in a district in the US state of Maine on how effective iPads were for learning and teaching. …

The website that offered 47 million pirated academic papers is back

Digital piracy is not all about movies and music—pretty much anything that people feel is unfairly priced will find its way online in large numbers. Even academic papers.<p>In October 2015, a New York district court ruled in favor of the academic publisher Elsevier, which had accused Sci-Hub, a …

Why J.J. Abrams is only directing one of the new 'Star Wars' movies — and regrets it

"The Force Awakens" director will serve as executive producer on the next movie, "Episode VIII," but is passing the director's torch to Rian Johnson ("Looper"), who also penned the script.<p>That script is to blame for Abrams' regret, Greg Grunberg, an actor and Abrams' lifelong friend, told the …

RANKED: Every 'Star Wars' movie from best to worst — and why 'Force Awakens' is 3rd

As "The Force Awakens" is now over the $1 billion mark worldwide at the box office and reviews are surprisingly ecstatic, it doesn't appear that people's enjoyment of all things "Star Wars" is going to wane anytime soon.<p>But how does the latest entry compare to the previous six? How do we size it up …

Where does 'Star Wars' find itself -- and where is it going? Two Times journalists break it down

We're about 10 days into the<p>"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"juggernaut — somehow it feels like a lot longer than that — and there have been few signs of it slowing down.J.J. Abrams' film drew huge crowds over the Christmas weekend and will continue to attract audiences clear into January.<p>By now it …

Critic's Notebook: How 'Star Wars' Went From Shakespearean Saga to Harry Potter in Space

For all their wooden dialogue and silliness, George Lucas' 'Star Wars' movies were works of intellectual and moral weight; the new J.J. Abrams film …

'The Force Awakens' and the Power of Choice

<b>Warning: Major plot spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens ahead.</b><p>"One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; [but] in the choices one makes...and [those] are ultimately our responsibility." -- Eleanor Roosevelt<p>My husband and I just saw <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. We are the generation …

People are convinced that the first line in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is an insult aimed at George Lucas

You might not remember exactly what the first spoken line in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is, so let's refresh your memory.<p>In the opening scene, Lor San Tekka (Max von Sydow) meets Oscar Isaac's pilot Poe to give him part of the map that could lead to finding Luke Skywalker.<p>The new movie takes …

Admit it: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' stinks -- and here's why

On Christmas Day, I fulfilled my duty as an American consumer and took the family to see the new "Star Wars" movie. The excursion solved a mystery: Why do so many of the reviews, even the enthusiastic ones, carry an undertone of disappointment?<p>The simple answer is that "Star Wars: The Force …

Concept art suggests Hayden Christensen once eyed for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, might once have featured Canadian actor Hayden Christensen reprising his much-maligned turn as fallen Jedi knight Anakin Skywalker, according to newly revealed concept art.<p>The image of Christensen as Skywalker has emerged in a new book titled The Art of …

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Originally Had A Far More Familiar Title

If you remember way back in 1996, George Lucas approved a novel that would take place between <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i> and <i>Return Of The Jedi</i>. The selling point behind the idea was that its release would be treated like a full film release, with merchandising and other aspects created to tie-in with …

7 'Star Wars' Theories That'll Change How You See 'The Force Awakens'

These are the theories you're looking for.<p>It's true. All of it. The Dark Side, the Jedi -- they're real. But what about these theories?<p>While "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" obliterates box office records, its lingering questions are blowing our minds even more. Who are Rey's real parents? How is she …

Star Wars: What Kylo Ren's Real Name Means

<b>[Warning: MASSIVE SPOILERS for Star Wars: The Force Awakens ahead]</b><p>–<p><b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b> has surpassed every milestone thus far at the box …

Here’s How Hayden Christensen Was Going To Appear In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

<b>Warning: This post includes potential spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.</b><p>Now that a few weeks of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> box office have passed, the natural tendency for fans is to wonder what might have been. This brings us back to one spectacular rumor, which held that Hayden …